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A new standard of skin cancer care

Immunotherapy has been used to treat skin cancer patients since the early 1990s, but recent innovations now make this unique technique the gold standard of care.

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Dr Petrus Stone completes 200 DLIF procedures

Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion, or DLIF, is a surgical procedure for treating the symptoms of degenerative disc disease. Having recently performed his 200th procedure, Dr Petrus Stone at Mediclinic Bloemfontein is regarded as the area’s leading expert in this minimally invasive surgery.

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Groundbreaking surgeries performed on two young patients with hand deformities

With a pair of groundbreaking surgeries, Mediclinic Cape Town plastic surgeon Dr Mark van der Velde has helped two young patients with hand deformities.

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Rare surgery gives girl her smile back

Chanel de Wet is 21 years old and unable to show emotion. Now, doctors hope a rare, complex and ultimately successful surgical procedure will bring her smile back.

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Deep brain stimulation: A medical first at Mediclinic Constantiaberg

A 16-year-old patient with Tourette Syndrome is the first psychiatry patient in Africa to be treated with the asleep image-guided, image-verified Deep Brain Stimulation technique.

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Surgeons Perform First-In-SA Robotic Adrenalectomy Surgery

Earlier this year, Dr Frikkie Rademan and Dr Reniel de Beer performed the first adrenalectomy using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System at Mediclinic Durbanville.

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Revolutionary Procedure Promises to Offer Amputees New Freedom of Movement

The advantages of osseointegration implant surgery were showcased by surgeons from the Division of Orthopaedics at Stellenbosch University and the Institute of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology – currently being set up at Mediclinic Stellenbosch.

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First Formal Laparoscopic Hepatectomy Performed at Mediclinic Panorama

The minimally invasive technique, performed by Dr Jonathan Leith, promises to cut down on both theatre and recovery time.

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Welcome to the Future of Mental Health Care

The Kintsugi Centre at Mediclinic Newcastle showcases the benefits of a dedicated, holistic mental health care unit. Mediclinic Newcastle is bringing the future of mental health care into the here

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Breast cancer: the benefits of neo-adjuvant therapy

Treating the behaviour of breast tumours with neo-adjuvant systemic therapy – a first step therapy to shrink a tumour before the main treatment (usually surgery) – is replacing the old-school approach of cutting first and asking questions later.

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